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Scanned my system with Avast 4.8 and it flagged this group, or more
fittingly, the file that Thunderbird indexes the posts in this group
as... alt.comp.anti-virus.msf is infected with HTML:Script-inf

Sent the file to Virustotal and the only other scanner that picks it up
is GData.

Anyone else had this problem and figured out which post is causing the
false positive?

Re: Ironic

Dex wrote:

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I had Avast issue a false positive on a similar data file for my newsreader.
That file only contains text.  Nothing in it would be executable (although,
I suppose, scripts are text, too, and something executes the script).  I
sent the file to Avast as a false positive.  I don't know when but
eventually they must've updated their signature database because Avast no
longer triggers on that file; however, it could also be that the text in
that data file got pushed out as newer data got moved it (obviously the
contents of the data file changes every time that I use my newsreader).

Re: Ironic

Dex wrote:
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Didn't happen here.

wolf k.

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